Sir Thomas Lovell

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Sir Thomas Lovell

after Pietro Torrigiano
plaster cast of relief, early 20th century, based on a work of circa 1518
26 1/2 in. (673 mm) diameter
Purchased, 1910
Primary Collection
NPG 1565

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  • Sir Thomas Lovell (1450 or before-1524), Chancellor of the Exchequer and soldier. Sitter in 1 portrait.

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  • Pietro Torrigiano (1472-1528), Sculptor. Artist or producer associated with 6 portraits.

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Treaty of London is signed to end war between England, France, the Holy Roman Empire, the Papacy, Spain, Burgundy and the Netherlands.

Art and science

King Henry VIII founds the Royal College of Physicians - the earliest licensed body of medical practitioners.


Charles I of Spain grants the first license to import African slaves into the Spanish American colonies.

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